Tips if you are going to do Dog Sledding in Andorra
Mushing is one of the favorite winter attractions for the fans of snow and nature sport and in Andorra, you will find a paradise to carry out this sport due to the great conditions the Iberian peninsula offers.
Mushing consists in carrying out a route or trip boarding a sled dragged by Nordic or Alaskan dogs. It usually takes place during the winter months (between December and March in Andorra), since the Huskies are used to low temperatures and its sports training is aimed to drag sled on snow, even though it exists the modality on land and instead of a sled, is a car dragged by tires.
Is an activity that includes great beauty since the perfect mix is the dogs, the animals, and an exciting experience. We will cross woodlands like Valnord, Grandvalira, and the Tarter and advanced through great paths, chosen under the conditions of having safety and beautiful sights.
Is a great experience to live with the family, or friends or with your partner if they love animals and snow.
Here, we show a video as a teaser to what is mushing in Andorra:
In the Principado of Andorra, we carry out the activity in the following zones:
- Mushing in the Grandvalira station: Enjoy the white paths whilst crossing the woods of Grandvalira. Specifically, we will carry out the excursionist's routes of Grandvalira-El Tarter, called Riba Escorxada and the Grandvalira-Grau Roig, that is the one found in the multi-adventure activities center of the station, even though we will also give you another surprise when exiting the traditional track.
- Mushing in the Vallnord station: The routes through Vallnord will take place in the Caubella sector and throughout the whole station of Pal Arinsal.
You can also choose the other two modalities:
- Sled ride: In this case, who drive the sled will be a professional musher (specialized guides). In this occasion, the sleds are dragged by a maximum of 10 dogs and can transport up to 5 people in the same artifact.
- Drive a sled: Live an experience of being an authentic musher. If the thing you want is to live an adventure in the first person, without a doubt this is the best option. The one-seater sled is fairly heavy, meaning the the driving will be easier and possibilities to the drag by 3 to 5 dogs.
Obviously, the conditions we describe here are only as an orientation since it can vary depending n the weight of the people.
So please, remember that we are also taking care of animals, that’s why is an activity that can be seen as squared and always requires great organization and a certain of previous notice to be able to plan the routes. Is obligatory that the dogs rest. We are the first one when looking for the well-being of our dogs and for them, sometimes is necessary to wait several hours or even postpone the day of the activity. Is an experience in which both the dogs and weather are the ones who guide this adventure to provide the best service possible to the clients and guarantee safety. Sorry for the inconvenience.
You will find a great variety of prices with discounts to be able to enjoy the offers with the little ones with the family, we are great supporters f the idea of bringing your kids to them have the first experience and contact the Huskies on the snow and we will make everything easier for you.
Mushing is a very exclusive activity, as you already see, its characteristics oblige us to carry out the activity with small groups. A leisure service for all type of wallets.
If the thing you are looking for is to surprise someone, we recommend you to enjoy this experience during the night accompanied by great wine.
You can also combine these activities with other provided in the same stations: but the perfect romantic plan accompanying with a dinner, have a great time after releasing adrenaline with a calmer plan, but very fun too, the construction of an igloo, or give yourself a whim in the thermal spa to enjoy that contrast of cold and hot.
What are you waiting for? Come and visit the snows of Andorra!